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Op-ed: Transportation Activists Sometimes Also Need to be Detectives

Training is important, but requiring a license to ride a e-bike would have other negative consequences.

February 12, 2024

Commentary: Why We Need Concrete Barrier ‘Speed Limiters’

The low-tech solution to ending reckless driving and traffic violence is all around us. What we lack is the political will to use it.

February 7, 2024

Review: Amtrak California Passengers are Starving for New Trains

A look at Amtrak's new 'Venture' car rolling stock on the train that runs between Oakland and Bakersfield.

February 1, 2024

Bill to Consolidate all Bay Area Transit Agencies?

Seamless Bay Area, chief advocacy group for transit rationalization and coordination, has pushed for a regional network manager, an umbrella organization, to make transit appear unified and "seamless" for users. A new bill seemingly aims to take that a step further and fully consolidate the 27 transit agencies. Seamless Bay Area gives its take.

January 9, 2024

S.F. Journalist Fans Anti-Bike Hate

Advocates were outraged by Friday's feature story that repeats the tired stereotype of the scofflaw, Spandex-clad cyclist.

December 12, 2023

Oakland Calif. Mayor Makes New Promise About Safety

Mayor Thao Tweets "It's time to reach a critical juncture where tragedies don’t catalyze improvements." But when and how will we know if the city has really reached that point and is serious about safety for all road users?

December 5, 2023

San Francisco’s World Day of Remembrance

City marks another year of tragedy with Vision Zero more elusive than ever.

November 21, 2023

Are BART Safety Initiatives Starting to Pay Off?

New data implies trains are delayed less frequently due to police incidents.

November 8, 2023

San Francisco, Oakland and San Jose to Finally get Speed Cameras

“The data is incredibly clear that speed kills. Automated speed enforcement will save lives."

October 16, 2023

BART’s ‘Tactile Guideways’ Help Visually Impaired People Navigate

Wayfinding on public transit can be challenging enough for people with 20/20 vision. For the blind and visually impaired, tactile and audible cues are essential.

October 9, 2023